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At the end of regulation time, tied "Championship and Semi Final and Quarter Final" games will be played in the following manner, to determine a winner:
'sudden-death' shots will be taken to reach a decision.
ONLY the players on the ice at the end of Regulation Time will be allowed to participate in a sudden death shootout.
The referee(s) will direct the players on the ice at the end of regulation play to line up at the centre ice line, one behind the other, with each team facing the opposition goalie. The Referee(s) will go to the coaches and be Handed the Team Shooting Order for the players on the ice. The first shooters from each team will take their opportunity simultaneously. If required, then shooters two, three, four, and five. If required, the order of Shooters will be repeated.
If a team is short-handed at the end of regulation time, their shooters will rotate in this manner, 1,2,3,4, then 1,2,3,4.